Contributing Factors to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after Cardiac Surgery : Role of Mechanical Ventilation-An Observational Prospective Study

@inproceedings{Pasero2016ContributingFT,
  title={Contributing Factors to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after Cardiac Surgery : Role of Mechanical Ventilation-An Observational Prospective Study},
  author={Daniela C. Pasero and Nerlep Kahur Rana and Gabriele Giovenale and Alessandra Davi and Sara Viberti and Claudia Filippini and Mauro Rinaldi and Luca Brazzi},
  year={2016}
}
Objective: Patients undergoing cardiopulmonary by-pass (CPB) often require prolonged mechanical ventilation during the post-operative period. Several observational studies have shown that, in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation without acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), high tidal volume was associated with the development of… CONTINUE READING